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Spotlight: CNF Technologies' Jonathan Garcia

09-16-2021:
Garcia, who serves as CNF Technologies' CFO, is helping to lead the firm's growth at Port San Antonio.
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San Antonio-based New Apprenticeship closes on $2.5 million seed round

09-16-2021:
The digital apprenticeship program focuses on tech skills.
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SwRI RESEARCHER TO RECEIVE HIGH HONOR

09-15-2021:
Dr. James L. Burch to be recognized for his pioneering achievements and contributions to pushing forward the frontiers of Earth and space science.
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Startup Making Water From Air, Says Tech Can Go Mainstream

09-13-2021:
Port San Antonio will install the company’s first machine.
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bioAffinity Technologies Announces Validation of Novel Non-Invasive Early Lung Cancer Test

09-09-2021:
CyPath® Lung, an innovative lung cancer diagnostic, is fully validated as a laboratory-developed test.
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Aerospace Leader Hiring for Multiple Roles in San Antonio

09-09-2021:
StandardAero seeks to add dedicated professionals with varying degrees of experience to be part of one of the world’s most exciting industries.
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Indo-MIM: Global leader in metal injection molding (MIM) technology

09-09-2021:
The India-based firm, whose U.S. operations are located at the Port, creates metal injection molded applications for various global industries.
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UT Health San Antonio selected as Texas’ first Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

09-09-2021:
In partnership with The University of Texas- Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio’s Biggs Institute becomes Texas’ first federally designated Alzheimer’s disease research center.
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St. Philip's College: Immersive Training for Tomorrow's Health Care Experts

09-08-2021:
The renowned campus is utilizing state-of-the-art technology to prepare the next generation of health care experts.
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UTSA professor helps make breakthrough achievement in quantum computing

09-08-2021:
R. Tyler Sutherland is part of a collaboration that has set a world record for innovation in quantum computing.
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San Antonio’s space architect wants to make the city a space construction hub

09-03-2021:
Sam Ximenes received a NASA grant to evaluate lunar landing pad construction using technology to melt moon soil.
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Port San Antonio innovation center moves closer to completion

09-01-2021:
Profits from the innovation center will support technology-focused professional development programs at all levels.
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KNIGHT AEROSPACE DEVELOPING LIFE-SAVING TECHNOLOGY

09-01-2021:
The company's Aeromedical Bio-Containment Module (ABCM) is changing the world amid a global pandemic.
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Local entrepreneur drives rapid growth at San Antonio solar energy company

08-31-2021:
Texas Solar President and CEO Mike Sardo has stewarded significant growth for the firm since 2019.
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New company at Port San Antonio explores technology to create water out of thin air

08-31-2021:
Genesis Systems brings tech designed to help solve global water scarcity
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Robot Hardware is a Bottleneck for Warehouse Automation

08-30-2021:
Plus One Robotics presents a new solutions for the robot hardware bottleneck issue.
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Open configuration options ROBOTS PREPARE STUDENTS FOR STEM CAREERS

08-30-2021:
Area high school students participate in statewide robotics competitions as they immerse themselves in fun and challenging STEM-based tasks — preparing to become tomorrow's tech innovators in the process.
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Local tech company Pathwire adds a 'top 100 hacker' as executive

08-30-2021:
Jesse Kinser was invited by the Marines in 2018 to a "bug bounty" event, during which hackers were rewarded every time they exposed a security gap in the Marines' public websites.
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NSA grant supports UTSA’s mission to make communities more cyber secure

08-27-2021:
UTSA is the only Hispanic Serving Institution to hold three National Center of Excellence designations from the NSA and the Department of Homeland Security.
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SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE TO COLLABORATE WITH VIRGIN ORBIT

08-27-2021:
Partnership would leverage space data to inform critical decisions around weather and for environmental monitoring purposes.
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Port-based Plus One Robotics Partners with MCRI to Bring Robotic Automation to E-Commerce Warehouse Operations

08-26-2021:
Partnership enables businesses to quickly install robust, scalable robot associates to handle items in the warehouse
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SwRI TESTS LIQUID ACQUISITION DEVICE ABOARD BLUE ORIGIN’S NEW SHEPARD ROCKET

08-26-2021:
Technology was first developed in the late 1990s and early 2000s as part of a collaboration between SwRI and NASA to develop cryogenic fluid management capabilities during long spaceflights.
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Bianca Rhodes: 2021 Woman of the Year

08-26-2021:
Rhodes is the owner and CEO of San Antonio-based innovator Knight Aerospace
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WORKING TOGETHER TO BUILD A BETTER WORLD

08-26-2021:
New transformative technology from Genesis Systems produces clean water to scale by harnessing moisture in the atmosphere—even in harsh climates.
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TechFuel $100,000 Startup Competition - Deadline: September 3, 2021

08-26-2021:
TechFuel is a startup pitch competition powered by Bexar County and Tech Bloc for early stage tech ventures in San Antonio and across Texas.
Read more on satechbloc.com

LOVE.MARKETING: POWERFUL MESSAGING THROUGH ADVANCED AR/VR TECHNOLOGY

08-25-2021:
Marketing startup utilizes 3D modeling and augmented/virtual reality to share the stories of its clientele, especially those engaged in advance technologies.
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New cybersecurity school opens in San Antonio

08-25-2021:
Institute of CyberSecurity and Innovation will partner with local cybersecurity experts who can provide students with mentorships and learning opportunities.
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SAISD launches new app allowing parents to track their child's journey to school

08-24-2021:
The Stopfinder app allows parents to monitor their child's bus even before it arrives.
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CYBER TEXAS FOUNDATION SEEKS SKILLED MENTORS FOR ANNUAL COMPETITION

08-24-2021:
The National CyberPatriot program inspires students toward careers in cybersecurity or STEM disciplines.
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South San High School Esports: Preparing Students for Tomorrow's High-tech Careers

08-23-2021:
The school's esports program encourages students to maximize their passion for gaming as they develop and hone their tech talents, which can ultimately be applied to real-world scenarios such as network security maintenance.
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Spirit & Opportunity: New Frontiers in Space Exploration

08-20-2021:
WEX Foundation and XArc Executive Director Sam Ximenes discusses the work he and his team are pioneering in the field of space architecture.
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Two A&M-San Antonio faculty members receive National Science Foundation grant

08-20-2021:
Award will be used to engage more undergraduate students in biology research activities occurring in socially meaningful, applied community contexts.
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Alt-Bionics: Affordable Prosthesis Solutions with High-tech Capabilities

08-18-2021:
Biotech startup Alt-Bionics utilizes AI-infused technology that allows individuals with traumatic limb injuries or amputations to regain significant motor control.
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UTSA providing students with in-demand skillsets

08-17-2021:
The university offers a slate of graduate certificates that align with the city’s workforce demand, from community nutrition and health to cloud computing.
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OUTDOOR WI-FI LOCATION AT PORT SUPPORTS AREA STUDENTS AND NEIGHBORS

08-16-2021:
MUSEUM AND PORT COME TOGETHER TO OFFER FREE INTERNET ACCESS TO COMMUNITY.
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Robotic Prosthetics Startup Alt-Bionics Raises $283K Seed Funding

08-16-2021:
The investment will get Alt-Bionics closer to its goal of helping those seeking an affordable robotic hand.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

CACI: NATIONAL CYBERSECURITY SOLUTIONS

08-13-2021:
CACI is defending our networks, the firm’s City Block demonstrates how the electrical power and public safety systems are impacted.
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SA cancer research group expanding to Austin, Europe

08-12-2021:
Alamo City company is proceeding with ambitious international growth plan.
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Mission Design and Automation Partners with Plus One Robotics for Warehouse Efficiency

08-12-2021:
Robotics and software can increase scalability and quality throughput, as well as improve forecasting and production management.
Read more on robotics247.com

CEO of Greater: SATX discusses economic development in San Antonio

08-06-2021:
Jenna Saucedo-Herrera provides her insights in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Researchers at UTSA use innovative approach to manage rescue operations at sea

08-05-2021:
Students are working with the United States Coast Guard to develop an unmanned rescue vessel.
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For 20 years, UTSA's CIAS has helped thwart cyberattacks

08-05-2021:
Center is now working with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on a pilot program to helps states, local, tribal and territorial government organizations prioritize resources and planning.
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San Antonio Innovation Summit takes on ‘accelerating change’

08-05-2021:
More than 750 people attended the inaugural San Antonio Innovation Summit to highlight successes and paths taken to implement projects that are changing the Air Force.

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Local pitch competition to be chaired by Rackspace co-founder

08-05-2021:
TechFuel is a startup pitch competition for early stage tech ventures co-hosted by Bexar County and Tech Bloc.
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How To Get Visibility When You’re An Early Stage Startup

08-04-2021:
Get insights from Plus One Robotics VP of Marketing & Communications Sheryl Seitz.
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SwRI, UTSA TO CREATE COMPUTER MODEL OF INNER HEART STRUCTURES

08-03-2021:
Endeavor is part of a larger effort to develop a new, potentially life-saving heart surgery.
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SwRI, UTSA COLLABORATE ON A NOVEL PROCESS TO PRODUCE LOW CARBON FUELS

08-03-2021:
Overall goal is to recycle carbon from CO2 to produce low-cost hydrocarbon fuels.
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The Future of Drone Education

08-01-2021:
St. Mary's University introduces a new engineering degree program to prepare students for jobs as drone designers, operators and programmers.
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KNIGHT AEROSPACE DELIVERS FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND PASSENGER PALLETIZED SYSTEM TO BRAZILIAN AIR FORCE

07-30-2021:
The Brazilian Air Force first used Knight’s system in June, transporting multiple political leaders, military authorities, and VIPs.
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Money, talent and serendipity

07-29-2021:
Plus One Robotics, Port San Antonio demonstrate the changing trajectory of San Antonio’s innovation ecosystem.
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San Antonio area students speak with NASA astronauts at International Space Station

07-28-2021:
San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology hosts out of this world event.
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Texas Biomed Levels Playing Field for Female Scientists

07-28-2021:
CEO and President Dr. Larry Schlesinger set workforce diversity as a core value in institute's ten-year strategic plan.
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Department of Energy taps UTSA to make nuclear energy safer and more cost-effective

07-27-2021:
School awarded two grants totaling over $1 million.
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Robots + Data = The Real Solution to Surging eCommerce Demand

07-27-2021:
Analytics from Plus One Robotics are setting the standard for automation data tools.
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New Dominion Enterprises Wins Air Force Phase 2 SBIR Funding for Energy Innovation

07-27-2021:
Startup seeks to improve the performance of military tactical radios.
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Geekdom Fund raises nearly $1 million for two startups

07-27-2021:
Founded in 2014, Geekdom focuses its investments in early stage tech startups.
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SwRI-led PUNCH mission advances toward 2023 launch

07-27-2021:
NASA mission will study the creation of the solar wind.
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MATRIX AI Consortium at UTSA awarded $200K to study dementia in Hispanic communities

07-22-2021:
Researchers will apply artificial intelligence (AI) models to dementia research serving historically underserved populations.
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UTSA students take part in renowned international rocket event

07-20-2021:
University's Aeronautics and Rocket Club recently took part in the 2021 Spaceport America Cup - the world’s largest intercollegiate rocket engineering competition.
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SwRI could help space explorers 'live off the land'

07-20-2021:
Institute working on a NASA project that will return old technology to the moon to help identify materials that could allow explorers to inhabit target worlds such as the moon and Mars.
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Uber, Virgin Galactic Founders Invest in Advanced Tech Startup Allosense

07-19-2021:
Allosense is one of four inaugural participants of the program, which was created to support startups during the earliest stages of company building.
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Geekdom Pre-Accelerator Program Mentors New-Member Startups

07-19-2021:
San Antonio co-working community is seeing the changing demographics of people launching companies since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New tech from SwRI could make the air around us a ready water source

07-19-2021:
Researchers believe they’ve found a way for us to pull water right out of the air and use it to flush our toilets, water our lawns and even drink.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

SwRI Develops Economic, Novel Technique Supporting Pipeline Transport of Heavy Crude Oils

07-14-2021:
“EZ Flow makes pipeline transportation more cost-effective and less energy intensive than current techniques.
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A ‘regional center’ approach to city planning: Port San Antonio

07-13-2021:
Five regional center plans have been adopted thus far, with four, including Port SA, currently in the works.
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Providing glimpses of technology's past, Foxworks is fueling innovation at Port San Antonio

07-13-2021:
Founder David Monroe is inspiring people through science, technology, engineering and math.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

SwRI PHYSICIST RECEIVES NSS SPACE PIONEER AWARD

07-12-2021:
Scott Bolton has been recognized for his accomplishments on NASA’s Juno mission and helping open the space frontier.
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Plus One Robotics and Pearson address automation challenges in logistics environments

07-12-2021:
Automation hinges on how well the robot sees and interprets the data.
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San Antonio-built 'Lamborghini of medical suites' aims to take airborne medical care to a new level

07-12-2021:
Knight Aerospace is providing safer and better ways to care for patients while in the air.
Read more on expressnews.com

‘Unrivaled’ cancer proton therapy facility headed to UT Health San Antonio

07-11-2021:
Therapy targets tumors without harming surrounding tissue, boosts survival rates.
Read more on ksat.com

The next billion-dollar startup company could be in the works here in SA

07-11-2021:
In 2021, San Antonio-based Geekdom has incorporated over 50 startups.
Read more on foxsanantonio.com

SAN ANTONIO MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AT #TECHPORT2

07-09-2021:
The museum is inspiring young people and working alongside schools throughout San Antonio to grow our next generation of talent.
Read more on portsanantonio.us

Cybersecurity manufacturing innovation park proposed for Port San Antonio

07-06-2021:
Site would allow for small and medium industrial defense businesses to come together in order to establish cybersecure satellite production lines and warehousing.
Read more on sanantonioreport.org

Geekdom execs name rising stars of 2021

07-06-2021:
Geekdom has helped incorporate 56 companies throughout the first half of 2021 through its free legal clinic for entrepreneurs.
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SwRI selected for landing gear integrity IDIQ contract

07-06-2021:
Institute has provided engineering support to the Air Force for several decades to extend the life of aircraft that came into service in the '60s and '70s.
Read more on eurekalert.org

San Antonio Biotech Startup Intrinsic Imaging Acquired for $80M

07-05-2021:
The company has performed clinical trials for large sponsors who have brought multiple products to market.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Nuclear Regulatory Commission awards grant to UTSA

07-02-2021:
Money will be used to develop a nuclear power plant cybersecurity research program at the university.
Read more on utsa.edu

PORT HOSTS REGION’S FIRST MAJOR TECH INNOVATION SHOWCASE SINCE EARLY 2020

07-02-2021:
AMID THE PANDEMIC, AREA INNOVATORS CONTINUED TO MOVE FORWARD WITH AMBITIOUS GROWTH PLANS.
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Schools team up to build tech talent in San Antonio

07-02-2021:
The program — Connected Beyond the Classroom Help Desk — will mentor and train more than 25,000 students and their families in home-based IT support.
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Irys, a San Antonio Tech Startup, is Here to Stay

07-01-2021:
Company completed a successful $1.2 million investment round last year.
Read more on sanantoniomag.com

Construction tech startup moves HQ to San Antonio from Colorado

06-30-2021:
TotalScope Estimating Services has a data gathering app and digital estimating process for roof and replacement repair.
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Port San Antonio Created Over 1,200 Jobs in 2020

06-29-2021:
Despite the past 16 months of pandemic-induced restrictions, the Port has stayed the course to create an innovation hub and more tech jobs at its campus.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Girls Inc. of San Antonio makes learning exciting and tangible for students

06-29-2021:
Local nonprofit that believes in inspiring girls and young women to be “strong, bold and smart".
Read more on ksat.com

HUMANKIND'S FUTURE IN SPACE: IT WILL TAKE ALL OF US TO GET THERE

06-28-2021:
Space architect Sam Ximenes discusses transformative innovations in space that are creating exciting opportunities and resiliency for the people of Earth.
Read more on buzzsprout.com

Dee Howard Foundation Names First Executive Director

06-28-2021:
Christina Martinez will chart a course for strategic growth and innovation in San Antonio’s educational landscape.
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UT Health San Antonio Announces Plans For Cutting Edge Cancer Treatment Center

06-25-2021:
Institution is bringing a new kind of cancer therapy to South Texas: proton radiation therapy.
Read more on tpr.org

SA's 'Doublewide Dudes' re-imagine manufactured home sales for the virtual era

06-23-2021:
Braustin Homes' unique approach deploys e-commerce, virtual reality, video chat, a mobile app and up-front pricing to sell modular housing.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

Rackspace Announces Enhanced Cloud Capabilities to Help Customers Build Modern Applications

06-22-2021:
SA-based firm works alongside customers to re-engineer their legacy applications and build new applications for the cloud.
Read more on globenewswire.com

SwRI AWARDED LUNAR LANDER INVESTIGATION CONTRACT

06-21-2021:
Project will help interpret how the lunar crust, mantle and core formed.
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Alamo City biotech picked for elite global medtech accelerator

06-17-2021:
Company among 50 entities to be part of international cohort.
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Ebola virus research at Texas Biomed gets NIH funding boost

06-17-2021:
Two new grants support research exploring how Ebola virus spreads in the body with implication for targeted viral treatments.
Read more on txbiomed.org

Local genetic technology expanding capabilities via acquisition

06-17-2021:
The deal will increase the company's work in pharmacogenetics.
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UTSA helps UT System reach No. 4 for U.S. patents granted worldwide

06-17-2021:
Researchers from the 14 UT institutions were issued 207 patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, with UTSA contributing 11 patents - primarily in biosciences, materials, and automation.

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16th Air Force partnerships create ecosystem for collaboration and innovation

06-15-2021:
The 16th Air Force is one of more than 60 partners within the National Security Collaboration Center (NSCC) ecosystem collaborating on research, education, and workforce development.
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Alamo City research contributes to potential new Covid vaccine

06-15-2021:
Multiple San Antonio institutions involved in a new study with promising findings.

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SwRI TO HELP INVESTIGATE SAFETY, LONGEVITY OF GRID-CONNECTED ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS

06-14-2021:
New Joint Industry Program (JIP) will investigate energy storage systems for the grid.
Read more on swri.org

UTSA researcher awarded $500K grant to develop defense against ransomware attacks

06-14-2021:
Money will go towards developing data-driven methods and algorithms to make cyberinfrastructure more resilient.
Read more on utsa.edu

USAA acquires San Francisco tech startup

06-10-2021:
San Antonio-based company is adding Noblr, Inc., an auto insurance startup, to its portfolio.
Read more on mysanantonio.com

SA medical device company raises millions to advance trauma care technology

06-10-2021:
Renovo Concepts Inc. has completed a Series A funding round for a traumatic brain injury device.
Read more on startupssanantonio.com

Two local biotech companies selected for VelocityTx accelerator

06-09-2021:
Olifant Medical Inc. and Alt-Bionics each have a chance to potentially earn $25,000 in equity financing.
Read more on bizjournals.com

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